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Picturing Day 1: A Look at Structures and Stacks for Low Buy-In WSOP NLHE Events

Darrel Plant crunches some numbers to talk about how the new structures for low buy-in NLHE events at the WSOP will affect Day 1 play.

Tommy Angelo Presents (WSOP Edition): Please Don't Feed the Grinders

Tommy Angelo shares wit and wisdom he's obtained -- along with a decent amount of $ -- playing cash games at the WSOP for the last two decades-plus.

Hold’em with Holloway, Vol. 30: Preparing to Play the World Series of Poker

In the latest Hold'em with Holloway, Managing Editor Chad Holloway offers tips to consider when playing a World Series of Poker event.

Thinking Outside the Hold’em Box: Limit Omaha Hi/Lo Split (Eight-or-Better)

In time for the WSOP, "A Poker Player’s Guide to Mixed Games" author Ken Lo discusses Omaha Hi/Lo, one of the most popular non-NLHE variants in live poker.

Five Tips for Playing Single Table Satellites at the World Series of Poker

Carlos Welch provides five useful tips for those looking to play single table satellites feeding World Series of Poker events this summer.

Facts of WSOP Life: The Mechanics of Playing at the Rio

When playing at the WSOP, there are facts of life that need to be understood, accepted, and prepared for to make your time there pleasant and profitable.

What Is the “Gambler’s Fallacy” and How Does It Apply to Poker?

Does getting pocket aces once increase or decrease the chance of getting them again? Trick question? Exploring how the “gambler’s fallacy” comes up in poker

Talking Poker: Variance

This week's "Talking Poker" discusses the concept of variance and its relevance to poker strategy.

Talking About Tells: An Interview with Zachary Elwood

Poker author Zachary Elwood ("Reading Poker Tells," "Verbal Poker Tells") sits down with PokerNews to discuss those fascinating behavioral cues in poker.

Home-Brewing Success: Robert Brewer’s Tips for Part-Time Players at the WSOP

As one who's done it before, Robert Brewer has some tips for the thousands of part-time poker players who make the WSOP a destination each summer.

Peter Alson’s Advice to WSOP First-Timers: Let the Game Come to You

Drawing on memories of his own World Series of Poker debut, author Peter Alson offers advice to others heading to the WSOP for the first time.

6 Tips For Making a Smooth Transition Into Other Poker Variants

Learning games other than no-limit hold'em can be fun, rewarding, and improve your overall game. Follow these tips when trying something non-NLHE.

In and Out of the Luckbox: A Hold’em Hand Distribution Simulator

Ever play a tournament and feel like you've been dealt J2-offsuit over and over? Or a pocket pair twice each orbit? The cards don't care one way or another.

Three Important Points to Consider When Making Your First WSOP Trip

Nate Meyvis shares advice for new World Series of Poker players about what to look for both at the tables and beyond at the Rio and in Las Vegas.

Folding Kings on a Seven-High Flop: Anatomy of a Huge Laydown With Gary Lucci

Gary Lucci discusses his big lay down of pocket kings on a seven-high board with eight left in the WPT Canadian Spring Championship earlier this month.

Why a Cheap Flop Is So Tempting -- and Why You Should Resist

Calling small raises -- say, from the big blind -- can be tempting, but often so-called "cheap flops" can turn out be expensive, as Robert Woolley explains.

Talking Poker: Turbo Tournaments

This week's "Talking Poker" discusses turbo tournaments and related strategy, with Dominik Nitsche sharing some comments about the popular format.

Tournament Awareness: Focus on Your Table, Stay Mindful of the Others

A decision by Max Silver with 10 players left in the 2014 PokerStars Caribbean Adventure shows the value of being aware of your surroundings.

The “Call Back”: On That Epic Adrian Mateos-Johnny Lodden EPT Grand Final Hand

A pivotal hand between Johnny Lodden and Adrian Mateos during the final table of the EPT Grand Final highlights how history affects decision-making in poker

Four-Betting, Then Folding: A Pot Odds Problem

Late in a recent Mid-States Poker Tour tournament a preflop raising war occurs that creates a pot odds problem for the player who folds.